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Take a Day Off and Treat Yo Self!

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While “Treat Yo Self” Day is officially on October 13th of every year, let’s be honest: You need more than one day a year to spend some time indulging in self care. And whether your Treat Yo Self Day needs to happen on a budget, or you’ve got money to spare, we’ve come up with three Treat Yo Self Days that will be, in the words of Donna Meagle, “The… Read more




Intention Setting 101

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In a society that glorifies busyness, the hustle, and having forty-five hobbies in addition to your full-time job, practices like meditation and intention-setting are becoming more and more popular. As humans, we need rest – and that can be hard to come by when you accidentally watch 6 episodes of New Girl in a row because all sense of time is gone by the time you get home from the office… Read more




The Best Gym Alternatives

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A membership is too expensive. The drive is just too long. You can’t stand being seen in your gym clothes, or working up a sweat surrounded by people. Whatever the reason (and there are plenty of reasons to be had!) the gym just isn’t for you. But with spring around the corner, there’s no excuse to let your health go! Below are some great gym alternatives to stay active and at… Read more




The 10 Best Apps For A Career Woman

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Real talk: it is stressful being a working woman. On any given day, you have to wake up, drink a cup of coffee, get yourself ready, drag your kids out of bed, drink a cup of coffee, make breakfast, pack lunches, drop the kiddos off at school, drink a cup of coffee, and hike yourself to work – and that all usually happens before 9am! Sheesh. When the daily grind feels more… Read more




25 Questions to Get to Know Yourself Better

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When was the last time you spent time with yourself? And I don’t mean sitting at home in yoga pants, checking Instagram and Pinterest with a glass of wine in your hand (although I am a huge proponent of everything listed above). I mean when was the last time you sat down in a quiet place that you love, and checked to see how your emotions are? How in alignment… Read more




The 5 Best Podcasts for Your Morning Commute

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We all hate the feeling of sitting in traffic, but having something you look forward to listening to can make the bumper-to-bumper grind a little less frustrating. We rounded up 5 of the best podcasts for your morning commute, and they range from inspiring to entertaining. Happy driving!     #GirlBoss: Sophia Amoruso built a multi-million dollar brand in just a few short years, and started the #GirlBoss, which has… Read more




5 Wedding Gift Etiquette Tips

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This is a contributed article by Sharon Schweitzer. Wedding guests play a pivotal role in orchestrating a fun and flowing wedding. From warm smiles to setting the tone of the environment, wedding guests need to know what is expected of them for the event.   Consider the following five wedding culture insights to make your wedding gift-giving top-notch, yet reasonable: A gift is always necessary. It doesn’t matter what your relationship… Read more




Encouragement! Words to Live By

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We all have those days. Those days when our troubles seem too many, our mountains seem too great, we feel too alone, our minds are too full, the minutes are too few. On those days, sometimes a little word of encouragement is all we need to pick ourselves back up and forge ahead in our day. I hope these little snippets give you the encouragement you need to make it… Read more




5 Rs to end 2015 on a high note

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With the New Year around the corner, I’m taking some time to reflect on 2015 – landing a fabulous new job, connecting with lots of influential bloggers from around the country and practicing a healthy lifestyle. Though this season is full of holiday events and activities, it’s also a good time to wind down and pause. What are some of your favorite moments from this year? What made you smile? I’ve written five… Read more




Free Women’s Self Defense Seminar and Workout, Nov. 21

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Ladies, here’s a FREE self defense class to check out in Dallas this weekend! The Women’s Self Defense Seminar and Workout, hosted by Chamberlain Studios of Self Defense, will take place at St. John’s Episcopal School (Main Gym; 484 Harter Road) this Saturday, November 21 from 10 a.m. to noon. Women will learn techniques to fend off potential assailants—especially important in light of the recent Dallas attacks. Participants will leave with greater awareness, assertiveness,… Read more



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